1,308Oct 4, 2012
Civil War History and the Film Gone With the Wind
Jeffrey McClurken talked about the 1939 movie “Gone with the Wind,” looking at it as a source on southern culture during the Civil War and Reconstruction, and reflective of the ...
945Nov 17, 2012
Battle of Fredericksburg
Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg. He placed the battle in the context of the war, and talked about its ...
674Nov 17, 2012
Battle of Fredericksburg Leaders and Commanders
From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, historian Frank O’Reilly discussed the decisions made by leaders and commanders involved. Co-sponsored by the National Park ...
512Nov 17, 2012
The Irish Brigade at Fredericksburg
From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, history professor Susannah Ural talks about the Irish Brigade’s role in the battle. Co-sponsored by the National Park Service, ...
455Oct 16, 1996
James Monroe and John Quincy Adams
Mr. Smith spoke about how the fifth president, James Monroe, who served from 1817 to 1825, and John Quincy Adams, his secretary of state, reshaped U.S. nationalism during the period. He ...
382Jan 18, 2013
Historic Preservation of Mary Washington House
University of Mary Washington professor Michael Spencer talked about the historic preservation efforts that Mary Washington House has undergone in the past century. He also talked about ways to ...
25Oct 27, 1998
A Space Odyssey: Past, Present and Future
The panelists discussed the history of the space program from the Mercury mission to present day shuttle flights. They also discussed the preparation of satellites and space stations in order ...
15Mar 3, 1999
Public Service and Peacemaking
Mr. McCarthy talked about the value of public service emphasizing its
educational value and how it aids in personal growth. He also talked
about women peacemakers and advocated ...